Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 186, 1915, 94.

From Pursuit of an "unparalleled opportunity": American YMCA and prisoner of war diplomacy among the Central Power nations during World War I, 1914-1923 by Kenneth Steuer

Subjects
  • American: 1900-present
Citable Link
  • Russian prisoners of war study in a synagogue in the prison camp at Zwickau. Several sit at a table, reading the Talmud and several men standing in the rear of the synagogue wear prayer shawls. The synagogue is not as ornate as the Catholic chapel in the camp. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 186, 1915, 94.